Born in Bologna, Italy. Involved in documentary photography since the 90′s, focusing mainly on on social and political topics.
Works for different magazines and newspapers and realized several reportages in different countries like the Balkans, East Timor, Hong Kong, Afghanistan, Philippines, French Polinesia, South America, USA and Africa.
Massimo received the World Press Award in 1998, the Linea D’ombra Prize and the Fuji prize in photojournalism in 1999.
Now he is mostly working in United States, the Balkans and recently center Africa.
He is based in Bologna, Italy.